September 27, 2002
September 25, 2002
- Saskatoon 2002 Minute Book in Events» Saskatoon
- News Releases
- Mennonite youth dip into
happens when you immerse four Southern Manitoba youth in Northern Aboriginal culture
for a week? A lot of inspiration, energy, and enthusiasm are released, according
to Walter Franz, director of Mennonite Church Canada Native Ministries.
- 5 & 2 Multiplying for
study and church community can lead to amazing things. For Ester and Omar Cortes-Gaibur,
Witness workers in Santiago, Chile, it resulted in a shelter for abused women
and a family violence prevention program.
- New denominational minister
Eriksson has been named as the next Denominational Minister for Mennonite Church
Canada. He succeeds Henry Paetkau, who leaves the position at the end of 2002
to become president of Conrad Grebel College.
- Robbery turns violence
Barranquilla, ColombiaA gunpoint robbery within the first month of Amanda
and Gamaliel Fallas arrival in Barranquilla, Colombia, is serving as a springboard
to launch a new ministry.
- Peace Sunday song in Equipping
have received their October Equipping Canada packets containing news and resources
from Mennonite Church Canada, including a special God of our Refuge
peace resource through song.
- Shaping congregational leadership
leaders have two special opportunities to shape the future of leadership in MC
Two surveys distributed by Mennonite Church Canada are leadership related. One
proposes a new journal for church leadership, the other seeks to assess the current
picture of congregational ministry and pastoral leadership in Mennonite Church
- 2002 MC Canada directory,
assembly minutes available
new 2002 Mennonite Church Canada phone directory is now available, and for the
first time an electronic version is available to members of Mennonite Church Canada
as well as a printed copy.
- Horsch to assume editorial
leadership of Adult Bible Study and new teacher resource
E. Horsch will assume editorial leadership for Adult Bible Study and the new Adult
Bible Study Teacher beginning with the Summer 2003 issues of these publications,
announced Phil Bontrager, interim CEO of Mennonite Publishing House.
September 24, 2002
September 18, 2002
September 17, 2002
September 11, 2002
September 10, 2002
of a guest smaller than horn of a goat
Christian brothers and sisters in Zimbabwe, the Brethren in Christ
Church, are inviting the members of the Anabaptist family to gather
in Bulawayo in August 2003.
loan for debenture repayment
Winnipeg, Man. and Newton, Kan. (MC Canada and MC USA)Mennonite
Publishing House (MPH) has received a one-year repayable loan of $2.3
million (all funds listed in US dollars) from a supportive Mennonite-related
institution that wishes to help the struggling publisher retire all
of its outstanding debentures (loans owed to individuals and churches).
This action, while not changing the total amount of MPH debt, will
greatly simplify the financial structure of MPH and bring it into
full compliance with known regulatory requirements.
the class: Missional formation in progress
Suderman recently received a telephone call from a congregation at a
crossroads; with their building just paid off and the congregation in
the midst of a pastoral transition, they saw an opportunity to re-orient
their church and rewrite their constitution, and "through the lens
of the missional vision."
September 9, 2002
September 6, 2002
- About» Structure
page updated to reflect changes of board and committee membership and relationships.
September 4, 2002